Emergency Contact Numbers
02920 621 511
Heath Vets Rhiwbina Surgery: 123-5 Heol-Y-Deri, Rhiwbina, Cardiff CF14 6UH
V.E.T.S. Emergency Clinic: 180/182 Merthyr Road, Whitchurch, Cardiff CF14 1DL
Every individual is different, so the advice will always be tailored for you. Animals’ lifestyles and nutritional needs change throughout the various stages of life – from juvenile, to adult, to OAP. Some are very energetic and always look thin, others tend to put on weight too easily. A well-balanced complete food is available for all types, and our Nutritional Advisors will help you decide what is best for you.
Obesity is a problem for many dogs, and leads to many of the same problems which affect overweight people – arthritis, diabetes, breathing difficulties, to name but a few. If you are concerned about your pet’s weight, (or if the vet has said that you should be!) ask for guidance on how to cut down the calorie intake. There are a number of low-calorie complete dog foods available, and they make dieting much easier for all concerned.
Your veterinary surgeon may advise a particular diet for your pet to help with an illness. This is often a very important part of the treatment, and should be strictly adhered to. If this poses any particular problems, then discuss them with the vet – there may be alternative strategies.